Chesapeake Bay

Green
Suffocating oceans could lead to ecosystem collapse, the study says.
Taste
Oh, are we blessed in the U.S. of A. with wonderful crab-eating possibilities! Our country is literally surrounded by gorgeous
Politics
The president has proposed cutting funding for programs to restore the heavily polluted region.
Politics
"The forests were providing a certain amount of nitrates and phosphates to the Chesapeake Bay.”
Politics
A federally funded cleanup effort is finally restoring the bay's ecology, bringing back oyster jobs.
Travel
For travelers coming from Washington, D.C., Virginia and the western shore of Maryland, there is no easier property to get to on Maryland's Eastern Shore than this one.
Travel
High Street in Chestertown (photograph: Jennifer Schmidt) {The was originally posted to The Screaming Pope, Francis Levy's
College
As medical science explores ways to unlock the complexities of diseases related to aging, the results of this study offer welcome news -- and hope.
Food & Drink
The seventh annual Restaurant Week In Talbot County on Maryland's Eastern Shore will take place beginning April 4 and running through April 9. People from around the Mid-Atlantic -- and as far away as New York -- flock to area restaurants each year to take advantage of the promotional prices during this special event with two-course lunches going for $20.16 and three-course dinners for $35.16.
Environment
The EPA has put the Chesapeake Bay on a low-pollution diet, limiting the total amount of pollutants, such as nutrients and sediment. One surprising ally in the battle to save the Bay is the oyster.
Travel
Litchfield CT: White Flower Farm. Wander among the blooms at the famous flower and plant catalog come to life. Ask for a self-guided tour brochure in the shop, and be prepared to enter garden nirvana.
DC
Degrading the Bay took more than a century, and it won't be restored overnight. This fall's crystal clear waters are a window into what is possible if we continue working to stem the flow of pollution.
Environment
With the threat of climate change and a host of other environmental challenges looming like a dark cloud, the 2016 election will be a time to hold candidates accountable on where they stand on these concerns -- and what they promise to deliver.
Travel
With the country's first Catholic Settlement, the State's first Biological Lab, an important archeological conservation lab, a Naval Air Station, ancient fossils for the taking, incredible kayaking and a burgeoning food scene, this unsung, but incredibly important region -- within an hour's drive of Washington D.C. -- won't be unsung for long.
DC
The Susquehanna's fresh water is critical to the health and function of the estuary. But the mighty Susquehanna delivers something else to the Bay--lots of pollution.